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Confirm the first case of a newborn infected with the coronavirus in the Chinese city of Wuhan

Un trabajador médico sostiene al recién nacido en el Hospital No. 6 de la ciudad de Harbin, en la provincia de Heilongjiang, al noreste de China.

A medical worker holds the newborn at Hospital No. 6 in Harbin City, in Heilongjiang Province, northeast China. – XINHUA – Archive

WUHAN, Feb. 5 (Xinhua / EP) –

Doctors from Wuhan Hospital, epicenter of the new outbreak of coronavirus, have reported the first case of a baby infected with the virus only 30 hours after birth. As noted this case could confirm the transmission of the virus in the uterus

Confirm the first case of a newborn infected with the coronavirus in the Chinese city of Wuhan
Confirm the first case of a newborn infected with the coronavirus in the Chinese city of Wuhan

The mother, who gave birth on February 2, also tested positive for the virus before giving birth, said Union Hospital affiliated with Tongji Medical College of Huazhong University of Science and Technology. Your baby is the youngest registered case infected with the coronavirus.

Experts have claimed that it could be a case of mother-to-child transmission. The baby, who has weighed 3.25 kilos at birth, is stable and under observation.

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